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Women’s Equality Day

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To help observe Women's Equality Day, See how much you know about the history of women's suffrage and some women's political history in the United States and around the world.

  
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1.  August 26th is celebrated as Women's Equality Day to commemorate...
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2.  Who was the first woman on U.S. soil to publicly demand the vote?           
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3.  In what year did women in the United States win the right to vote?
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4.  Who said "Failure is Impossible"?                     
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5.  How many years did it take for women to win the right to vote in the United States?
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6.  What was the name given to the 19th Amendment to the Constitution which guaranteed women's right to vote in the United States.
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7.  Which constitutional amendment granted U.S. women suffrage?    
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8.  Women who worked for women's right to vote were called
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9.  The term suffragist is derived from
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10.  What was the first country that granted women the right to vote?
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11.  Who is the highest ranking elected woman in U.S. history?
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12.  Who was the first woman seated on the U.S. Supreme Court?
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13.  Who was the first woman to run for the U.S. House of Representatives, even though she was not even eligible to vote?
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14.  The first woman's rights convention in America was held in:
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15.  In 1868, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton began publishing a newspaper. The slogan on the masthead said:
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16.  The name of this newspaper published by Anthony and Stanton was:
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17.  The Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage is identified mostly with which woman suffrage activist?
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18.  Who was the first woman elected to the United States Senate?
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19.  The First State where women could vote in the national election was:
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20.  Who was the first woman to run for President?
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21.  Jeanette Rankin was the first woman elected to what?
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22.  Who was the first woman to be U.S. Secretary of State?
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23.  In 1963 the Business and Professional Women (BPW) group watched as President Kennedy signed this into law?
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24.  When did Congress expanded Women's History Week to a whole month?
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25.  Who was the first woman to serve as Attorney General?
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26.  As one of the first leaders for women's rights, who was the first woman pictured on a US coin in circulation?
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